Teaching, Giving Instruction, Reason
The hand is held closer to the chest than in the Abhaya Mudra. The palm is facing outward. A circle is made with the index finger and the thumb. The other three fingers point upward.

Initially made with the right hand, later on the gesture is often portrayed with both hands. Common gesture in Dvaravati Buddha images. Sometimes also substituted for the Dharmachakra Mudra .The Vitarka Mudra can be made while in sitting or standing position.

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